Big Issues: Queer themes enrich franchise mythology in The Legend Of Korra: Turf Wars

Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic book of significance. This week, it’s The Legend Of Korra: Turf Wars, Part One. Written by Michael Dante DiMartino (Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend Of Korra) with art by Irene Koh (Afrina And The Glass Coffin, TMNT: Casey & April) and colorist Vivian Ng (Stargazer), this new graphic novel highlights the value of exploring queer themes in established properties. This review reveals major plot points.

The final moments of The Legend Of Korra TV series were unforgettable. At the end of a turbulent season that had Nickelodeon pulling the show off the air and airing new episodes online, the creators dropped a bombshell that many fans hoped for, but few believed would actually happen: Korra and her best female friend, Asami, entered a romantic relationship, venturing into the spirit world hand in hand to start the next phase …

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